Visiting Artist Program & Visual Arts and New Media Department
Calendar of Events

Visiting Artist Program

All Visual Arts majors participate in the Visiting Artist Program each semester, which provides an opportunity for exposure to a variety of art and design professionals from around the country. This program features a variety of thought-provoking speakers each year, plus opportunities to attend several gallery openings each semester. The speakers provide information about the many directions, options and possibilities inherent in art and design from professionals who are working regionally, nationally and internationally. 

Printable Current VAP Schedule & Syllabus

Past VAP Speakers have included:

Christo
Installation Artist

Anthony Bannon
George Eastman House


Keith Carter
Photographer

Josh Greene
Conceptual Artist

James Gurney
Illustrator

Jess Hamlin - Historian
PBS Series, Art: 21

Robert Hirsch
Photographer, Author, Critic

Nina Hole
Sculptor

Keith Howard
Printmaker

Eduardo Kac
Interactive Artist

Chaz Maviyane-Davies
Designer

Julian Montague
Designer

Arnold Newman
Photographer

Faith Ringgold
Painter

Tim Rollins + K.O.S.
Painters

Rocky Schenck
Photographer

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
Animators

Visiting Artist Endi Poskovic 
Fall 2014 Visiting artist Endi Poskovic

Visiting Artist Program Schedule
2015-2016

 

Fall 2015

 

AUGUST

8/27 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Welcome to VAP  

SEPTEMBER

9/10 McEwen 209, 7:00 pm
Albert Paley, Rochester sculptor

9/11 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Albert Paley: Humanizing the Material

9/24 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Paterson ClarkWashington Post artist and printmaker who uses invasive plants to make paper and ink

OCTOBER

10/15 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Ed McGowin, Name Change Project, One Artist/Twelve Personas/Forty-five Years

10/23 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
VANM Department Faculty Exhibition

NOVEMBER

11/5 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Screening – Persistence of Vision, a documentary on iconic animator Richard Williams by Kevin Schreck, director and producer

DECEMBER

12/4 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Senior Show

12/10 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
VANM Student Awards Ceremony 

 

Spring 2016

 

JANUARY

1/21 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Welcome to VAP  

1/28 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Gerald Mead, artist, curator, collector, educator

1/29 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Archiving Western New York: Select Artists from the Gerald Mead Collection

FEBRUARY

2/11 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
John Pfahl, nationally recognized Buffalo photographer 

MARCH

3/3 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Sala Wong and Peter Williams, digital artists who exhibit internationally 

3/4 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Reception and Projections on RAC Exterior (weather permitting) – Near and Far: Sala Wong and Peter Williams

3/31 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
James Prosek, artist, illustrator, writer and naturalist

APRIL

4/15 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Senior Exhibition I

4/21 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Daniel Ochoa, NYC painter

4/29 Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Senior Exhibition II

MAY

5/5 McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
VANM Student Awards Ceremony 

 


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